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The alienist - first impressions

It was midnight in the gas  lighted  big city of 1896 New York…… a news paper artist  about to enjoy some female company was rudely awaken…… he was called for  by  the Alienist…..a professional in the mentaly ill criminals….. 92 more words

The Haunted Castle 1896 (or ‘Le manoir du diable’) Directed by Georges Méliès

Another example of early, early cinema, Georges Méliès’ The Haunted Castle (or ‘Le manoir du diable’) was released way back in 1896!  Honestly, there’s a good chance you weren’t even born then, even if you’re an old-time.  116 more words

Portrait of Colwyn Philipps.

Image: preraphaelitepaintings.blogspot.com.



Colwyn Philipps was a son of Leonora Phillips, a prominent suffrage campaigner, and John Phillips, a Liberal Politician. This portrait was painted perhaps in 1896 when Colwyn was seven or eight. 518 more words

The Harmonic Society of 1896

I unfortunately can’t find much history on the Harmonic Society of Brooklyn, except that they were organized sometime in the mid 1890’s and were an exceptional choir of around 180 members. 233 more words


May 14 in San Antonio history...

The Spanish Council of War approves a site on the San Antonio River for a fortified presidio. The Domingo Ramon expedition, accompanied by the trader St. 189 more words


April 28 in San Antonio history...

The City Council declined to re-establish the chili stands on Alamo Plaza despite petitions from citizens.  Also, the council awarded the contract for putting a roof on the Alamo to D. 88 more words


The American Missionary, Volume 50, No. 9, September, 1896 DOC

The American Missionary — Volume 50, No. 9, September, 1896, Various Authors, Scriptura Press. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5 de réduction. 133 more words